The Nursing profession is increasingly a demanding occupation and we are faced with various illnesses and health outcomes. prospects for critical care nurses are very good. Critical Care Nursing course prepares graduates prepares graduates in the enhancement of knowledge and practice, especially in the promotion of quality care. Critical care nurses will be attached at hospital settings where critically ill patients are present, including intensive care units, cardiac care units, telemetry units, progressive care units, emergency departments, and recovery rooms. Nurses in this discipline to some extent need have a strong personality and be able to disengage yourself emotionally.


progression pathway

Programme Structure

Anatomy and Physiology of Core Systems
Personal and Professional Development
Principles & Practice of CCN
Critical Care Nursing 1: Pulmonary Systems
Critical Care Nursing 2: Cardiovascular & Management of Cardiac Arrest
Critical Care Nursing 3: Renal Failure, Endocrine Disorders, Neurologic System, Gastrointestinal Disorder & Trauma & Emergency, Critical Care Nursing Practice

Entry Requirement

  • Diploma in Nursing or its equivalent and from an institution that is recognized by Nursing Board Malaysia

  • Minimum three (3) months working experience in related field

  • Minimum 2 years clinical working experience

  • Registered with Nursing Board Malaysia

  • Possess a current Annual Practicing Certificate (APC)

  • Registered with Nursing Council or Board of Nursing at respective Country

Career Opportunities

  • Critical Care Nurse

  • Nurse Educator

  • Clinical Instructor in a higher education institution

  • Nurse Researcher

  • Self-employed